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    Report: The doomed marriage of propeller and jet power
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    Sitting comfortably in 2014, it's easy to think there was a clear delineation between propeller-powered aircraft and jet-powered flight, largely because of the seemingly light-switch like change in the flying landscape following the dawning of jet aircraft. You simply don't hear as much about ...

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    Video: Missile strike lands just ahead of speeding car, disaster ensues
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    Could dashcams act as sort of a magnet for bizarre events? It seems entirely plausible, considering the sheer number of insane things routinely caught on the handy video cameras. This latest one comes from Ukraine, which as you probably know, has been locked in a pretty nasty dispute with Russia ...

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    Report: Lockheed Martin has a unique opportunity with Humvee replacement
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    Sometime in 2015, the Pentagon will choose the successor to the venerable Humvee. But for now, the competition is still going, with battle-tested ground vehicle manufacturers like Oshkosh and AM General preparing for a "production readiness review" courtesy of the governmental decision makers ...

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    Video: US Marines testing GUSS automated vehicle that could save lives
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    The machine you see in the video here is the Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate. Called GUSS for short – because who doesn't like a handy-dandy nickname – this vehicle, as its proper name suggests, is capable of operating without a driver. It's possible to get in and drive, as you'll ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find Of The Day: Mercedes Unimog and Pinzgauer fleet is an army in a box
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    There's something paradoxically beautiful about the heavy-duty, over-engineered design of military equipment. It's not classically pretty, but army hardware just looks ready to take a beating and still be ready for more. From the Humvee to the Jeep, we have a long history of repurposing the armed ...

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    Video: US Army tests Subaru-powered hybrid truck
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    The military has been studying the implementation of alternative drivetrains for years, a tiny sampling of which includes the diesel-electric hybrid technical hauler and L-ATV from Oshkosh Defense and the Aggressor from Quantum Technologies. There was also ADA Technologies' work with ...

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    Video: Motor Trend Humvee challenge is a brawl in the desert
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    Here's a fun fact: the AM General Humvee vehicles currently used in the military weigh 6,486 kilograms (14,300 pounds), with 2.7 metric tonnes (three tons) of armour plating attached. Another fact, which isn't so fun: they come equipped with a 6.5-litre diesel V8 with just 190 horsepower and 355 ...

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    Featured: U.S. Army evaluates Christini All Wheel Drive Motorcycles
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    The use of military motorcycles is nothing new, but the latest Chistini AWD Military Edition (pictured above) is no ordinary bike. Yes, you read correctly... this is an all-wheel-drive motorcycle developed to deliver hardcore off road performance in any conditions. Although it should come as no ...

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    Featured: Zibar offroad monster makes Hummer H1 look like family wagon
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    At first glance it may look like some crazy custom Hummer or life size G.I. Joe toy, but this extreme machine is actually built by the off-road vehicle specialists at Zibar in Israel. Never heard of them? Well you're not alone, as we hadn't either... that is until we noticed this bad ass ...

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    Official: Need an armoured transport? Have we got an auction for you
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    The Dean V. Kruse Foundation is hard at work scrounging up cash to pay off some serious debt, and that work has led the organization to auction off more than half of the vehicles contained in the National Military History Center collection. If you're looking for World War II-era armor, consider ...

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